Kuidaore, a Journey for Food in Japan (Part 3 – Kansai Edition)

Kansai is a region of Japan full of history, culture…and food. Two former capitals of Japan reside in the Kansai region and we will be stopping in to both (Nara and Kyoto). I also mentioned previously the term “Kuidaore” came from Osaka. I will try hard not to go bankrupt over food, but we will…

Kuidaore, a Journey for Food in Japan (Part 2 – Hakone Edition)

I debated on whether or not to put Hakone, Kyoto, and Osaka together for these food posts or separate them. Ultimately, I decided while we are only going to be in Hakone one day, one of our most “uniquely Japanese” meals will take place there and deserves its own post. What meal is that, you…

I’m Lovin’ It – Secret Desire

For all the food I want to consume in Japan (and there’s a lot), I do have one thing I want to eat that’s a little less…gourmet. I really want to eat at……McDonald’s. Is that weird? Just the once, and I already know what I want – the ebi burger – preferably with seaweed flavored…

Kuidaore, a Journey for Food in Japan (Part 1 – Tokyo Edition)

Kuidaore is a phrase in Japanese that is typically applied to Osaka, and the famous Dotonbori stretch. If you are not familiar with the Dotonbori area, it is a street/canal which some really interesting history (the project began all the way back in 1612!) and is known for being a food mecca. There are 90…